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Maine gubernatorial election, 1848

Maine gubernatorial election, 1848

1848

 
Nominee John W. Dana Elijah Hamlin Samuel Fessenden
Party Democratic Whig Liberty
Popular vote 38,720 29,738 11,484
Percentage 48.10 36.94 12.87

Governor before election

John W. Dana
Democratic

Elected Governor

John W. Dana
Democratic

The Maine gubernatorial election, 1848, was an election held in 1848 in the state of Maine to decide Maine's next governor.

John W. Dana was the incumbent Democrat, and won the election. The challenger was Elijah Hamlin, of the Whig party who was the brother of future Vice President of the United States under Abraham Lincoln, Hannibal Hamlin.

Results

1848 Gubernatorial Election, Maine[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic John W. Dana 38,720 48.10% -

Candidates

Notes

  1. ^ "Our Campaignes - Me Governor Race - Sep 11, 1848". 
  2. ^ Elijah Hamlin Political Graveyard bio


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